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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Kosai-shi in Japan

Earthquake location 34.7343S, 137.6236WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Kosai-shi in Japan on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hv2r. Id of event: us1000hv2r. The temblor was detected at 01:19:25 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 137.6236 East, latitude 34.7343 North, depth = 289.38 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 289.38 km (180 miles). Global time and date of event 14/11/18 / 2018-11-14 16:19:25 / November 14, 2018 @ 4:19 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ise, Iida, Komaki (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km ENE of Kosai-shi, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.6236° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 289.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km ENE of Kosai-shi, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-14 16:19:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-27 03:13:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.464 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000hv2r Id of event.
Event Code 1000hv2r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hv2r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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